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  • Maui voters to decide whether to ban GMO crops

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    HONOLULU (AP) — Dozens of Maui mothers are going door-to-door to urge voters to back a ban on the cultivation of genetically engineered crops because they think they are unsafe. A group backed by companies growing the crops counters with ads playing heavily on the airwaves that urge...

  • 2 arrested in killing of 9-year-old Anaheim girl

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Two gang members were arrested in the killing of a 9-year-old Anaheim girl who was hit by stray gunfire while playing outside her apartment, police said Saturday. Ricardo Cruz, 19, of Buena Park and Alfredo Miguel Aquino, 20, of Anaheim were arrested late Friday...

  • Palin endorses Walker in Alaska race for governor

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has made it official and endorsed an independent running for governor in Alaska over her former running mate. Palin this week hosted a reception at her lakeside home north of Anchorage for Bill Walker and Byron Mallott. Walker, an...

  • No. 25 UCLA beats Colorado 40-37 in 2 OTs

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The winning play wasn't actually designed for Brett Hundley to run with the ball. Try telling him that in the huddle, though. The junior quarterback saw something he liked — a defensive lineman crashing the play — faked the handoff and scored untouched on an...

  • Across US, Dems enlist Latinas for top of ballot

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    APOPKA, Fla. (AP) — The Democratic lieutenant governor candidates from Florida, Texas and Nevada all have colorful biographies: a Colombian-born business executive; a pharmacist-turned-veteran lawmaker; and a juvenile delinquent-turned-lawyer. And all balk at the umpteenth "How does...

  • No. 8 Michigan State handles Michigan again, 35-11

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Jeremy Langford ran for 177 yards and three touchdowns, and No. 8 Michigan State trounced rival Michigan again, 35-11 on Saturday. The Spartans (7-1, 4-0 Big Ten) have won six of their past seven games against the Wolverines, only the second time Michigan...

  • Brazil's election: 'Ghosts' versus 'Monsters'

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian voters electing a new president Sunday are being asked to decide what scares them least: the incumbent's warnings about the "ghosts of the past," or her challenger's charges about the "monsters of the present." The latest polls either gave left-leaning...

  • SpaceX capsule splashes down in Pacific

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A SpaceX capsule loaded with space station experiments is back on Earth. The unmanned Dragon capsule parachuted into the Pacific, west of Mexico's Baja Peninsula, on Saturday. It departed the International Space Station earlier in the day with 3,300 pounds of gear...

  • Gold nugget found in California finds secret buyer

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One of the largest gold nuggets in modern times pulled from Northern California's Gold Country has sold to a secret buyer. The new owner of the so-called Butte Nugget and its exact price will both remain mysteries at the buyer's request, the San Francisco...

  • Health care worker criticizes quarantine process

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The health care worker who was quarantined at a New Jersey hospital because she had contact with Ebola patients in West Africa is sharply criticizing the way her case has been handled. Kaci Hickox, the first traveler quarantined under Ebola watches in New Jersey...

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